WORM MILLIPEDE

Narceus americanus

 (Spirobolideae)


Description
This millipede grows up to 5 inches long, with distinctive maroon paired legs and rings on a black body. When disturbed and picked up these millipedes curl up and emit a smelly, staining yellow-brown liquid.

Occurrence
Rarely seen in Fontenelle Forest - one (A,B) was found the end of July on Cottonwood Trail, the other (C) in September.



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